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Sharing Christmas 2020

Not everything goes to plan.  Has there ever been a year that has exemplified this statement as much as 2020?  Vacations and birthday celebrations have changed. Weekend activities like sports, grocery store shopping, or importantly, worshiping on weekends drastically changed to life at home and behind a computer.  How will Christmas be different for you […]

We are seeking a new Executive Director!

The Community Outreach, an ecumenical, non-profit ministry in Sioux Falls, SD, is seeking an Executive Director. Our ministry strives to fill the gaps in the public welfare system, while personally relating to and caring for each person through financial assistance and mentoring in the areas of housing, utilities, and work-related transportation. We strive to prevent […]

Support Sharing Christmas 2019

What is your favorite Christmas memory from the past few years?  Is there one special family tradition that you begin anticipating months in advance?  For many families, Christmas is a time of preparation to celebrate a successful year at work, with your family, or in life.  Maybe you are looking forward to a new tradition […]

Rachel Rust Joins The Community Outreach as Crisis Care Coordinator

Rachel Rust is joining The Community Outreach as a Crisis Care Coordinator!  She is excited to be part of a thriving organization that is committed to helping those in need with finances, housing, transportation, and a variety of other types of assistance. As a Sioux Falls native, Rachel enjoys serving her community and being an […]

Help Keep the Heat On!

There are hundreds of families in Sioux Falls today who are struggling with utility disconnection.  With colder weather and faster disconnections, more and more people are turning to The Community Outreach for assistance.  Read below a fictional story of one such family. Marie was just getting home. Another late night working her second shift at […]

Poverty Training with Focused Community Strategies of Atlanta

Are you looking to help those in poverty in Sioux Falls the right way? Concerned with showing stewardship with your church’s benevolence funds? Join with The Community Outreach to welcome Focused Community Strategies of Atlanta as they offer two days of training. If you are a church member, pastor, lay leader, or wanting to learn […]

From Homeless to Hopefilled!

This year, hundreds of people have benefitted from the hope offered at The Community Outreach.  Each story is unique and leads to self-sufficiency.  Here is David’s story of rising up from “rock bottom” with the Genesis Mentoring Program and his mentor Jim. Laughing together, Jim and David talk like old friends who have been swapping […]